Pedro Sobrado

Pedro Sobrado was born in Port, in 1976. He has a graduate degree in Communication Sciences, a postgraduate degree in Contemporary Culture and New Technologies, and a master’s degree in Theatre Studies. Since 2018 he has been the president of the Board of Teatro Nacional São João, in whose editorial department he worked for more than a decade, coordinating the editing of books and other publications, and organizing conferences and public discussions. Among the responsibilities of his current position is the strategic conception of the editorial plan, the educational project, and the cultural mediation program. He worked as dramaturge in several stage productions by directors Nuno Carinhas and Ricardo Pais, and has published various essays on the theatre and the works of playwrights such as Gil Vicente, Bertolt Brecht, Eugene O’Neill, Jean Genet or Samuel Beckett, among others. He is the author of Quase Nada [Next to Nothing], a small book on the Swiss writer Robert Walser (Edições Húmus, 2020). He has collaborated as author, lecturer, and trainer with Comédias do Minho, São Luiz Teatro Municipal, Balleteatro Escola Profissional, and Fundação Cupertino de Miranda, among other institutions. He teaches dramatic literature at Universidade Lusófona in Porto and is a member of the Strategic Board of this university and of the Artistic Board of Escola Superior de Música e Artes do Espetáculo at Instituto Politécnico in Porto.

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